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David Swindler
David Swindler

David Swindler

David Swindler is a passionate landscape and wildlife photographer and outdoor enthusiast. He received a degree in chemical engineering and worked many years in the semiconductor industry specializing in optics and photolithography. Thus, the technical side of photography came very easy to him. Back in 2014 he decided to quit his day job to follow his true passion. As a photographer, he has traveled to many locations around the world and has extensive experience with landscape, wildlife, night, and macro photography. He finds great satisfaction in helping others learn photography, especially in the wild desert environment near his home in Kanab, UT.  Follow the links below to see more of Mr. Swindler's work.

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Mr Swindler has been leading guided photo tours for several years and knows many different camera systems and how to capture the best photos. On his trips, you'll travel to impressive locations and receive photography instruction at the same time! Unlike many other photo guides, his clients are his top priority while out in the field. Read what others are saying about his trips here: Trip Advisor. Mr Swindler has extensive outdoor experience and will ensure your safety and well-being. If you have any questions, please Contact Us and we'll be happy to assist. Happy travels!

Ingrid Schneller

Ingrid is an avid nature photographer driven to capture the light of the  Southwestern US landscapes. Raised in Western Montana, Ingrid received a Spanish degree from Northern Arizona University and worked numerous years in the Southwest US teaching English and Spanish.  Her love of culture, outdoors and adventure has taken her on photographic excursions around the world.  But her real love is the desert Southwest, resulting in a deep understanding of the geography, natural history, and geology of her home.

Ingrid has well over 30 years of outdoor recreation experience. She has been guiding tours for the past 2 years in Southern Utah.  She is a Wilderness First Responder and has participated in Search and Rescue Operations in remote areas.  Not only is she adept at photography and overnight tours, but she also enjoys backpacking and sharing the wilderness experience with her clients.  In her spare time she enjoys international travel, mountain biking, skiing, and river rafting.  She can commonly be found walking barefoot down a remote canyon with a camera around her neck. Ingrid is an expert in chasing the best light and exquisite textures of the desert.



Russ Stenfors

Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Northern Michigan, Russ left home after high school to pursue his dreams.  He always had a strong interest in people, and that propelled him into the automobile business.  He worked at 14 different automobile dealerships in 5 different states as a sales trainer and in management.  In his limited spare time, he has a habit of daily exercise by running and hiking.  He has completed over 100 5k and 1/2 marathons. Most recently he spent 2.5 months hiking the Appalachian trail in 2016.

Archaeology has been a life long interest for Russ.  When he first visited Utah in 2008 and saw what the Kanab area had to offer, he was totally hooked and could not wait to return and make it his permanent home.  Upon returning he began to explore Native American sites and spent considerable time scouting little known spots. He knows many hidden areas that you can visit on our Slot Canyons and Indian Ruin Tours.

For Russ, working with Action Photo, is an opportunity of a lifetime.  He is living his dream!!

Glen Hush

Glen Hush is a 30 year resident of the Pacific Northwest, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He considers himself a life-long student of photography, beginning with work in a dark room in high school, and continuing into this digital age. He enjoys the study of the capture of images and light.

Glen’s photographs have been published in magazines and newspapers in the northwestern United States as well as National Geographic’s website.  He has received numerous awards for his photography including the Idaho Outdoors Grand Prize Winner and Western Idaho Fair Best Of Show.

Glen donates his time and skills to Birds of Prey Northwest, a raptor rescue and rehabilitation organization. He also serves as a mentor to high school students who are pursuing a career in photography.

Check out more of Glen's impressive work on his website:

Glen Hush

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